Director of Personnel Services

Sacramento County


Sacramento, CA 95814


$15,600 – $17,267
per month

Sacramento County has a total operating budget for 2020-21 of $6.41 billion, a staff of 12,500 employees, and a population of about 1.5 million residents. The Department of Personnel is comprised of several specialized division and service teams, The main divisions include: Labor Relations, Administrative Services, Risk Management, Employee Benefits, Employment Services, Equal Employment Opportunity, Workers’ Compensation, and Department Services., which is currently structured with five individual service teams.

The Department of Personnel Services reports to the Deputy County Executive of the Administrative Services Agency. The Director of Personnel services plans, organizes, evaluates, and directs the operations and activities of the Department, manages a budget of approximately $105 million (including the self-insured programs) and receives funding from County Departments through the Allocated Cost Package and direct services provided to departments. There are currently 206 full-time employees in the Department.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: The County of Sacramento is seeking a dynamic individual with a broad background in human resources as well as extensive, in-depth management experience directing personnel programs and activities.

Experience formulating and implementing comprehensive program, functions, budgets and administrative processes for a large governmental agency is preferred. A Bachelor‘s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. A graduate degree is preferred.   

A recruitment brochure with more details including information about the Community, County Government, Challenges and Opportunities and Compensation and Benefits is available at:    and  the web-page for the County Personnel Department is available at: 


How to Apply

Application Process: Please submit resume/letter of interest as soon as possible to: Robert Neher, President or Lawrence Davenport, Executive Vice President  - Neher & Associates, LLC: 916-443-2421 phone; 916-443-5949 Fax

E-mail submission is preferred at:  

Applications can also be submitted via the Neher & Associates Website noted above.

This position will be officially open until filled, however, the search is on a fast track with initial review of Leading Candidates by April 23, 2021. First round interviews are tentatively planned for between May 10 and 24, 2021.

The county of Sacramento is an Equal Opportunity Employer.